Top 10 Security Threats for 2007

Apart from the possibility of threats from within, increased  security threat,  from outside, will force enterprises to further strengthen their infrastructure. According to McAfee advisory of 2007 there are 10 possible types of attacks which enterprises can expect in the coming year. These attacks are : The number of password stealing websites will increase using fake sign-in pages. The Volume ...

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Vista Anti Piracy Features : How it might check for Windows Activation

Microsoft will introduce a new anti piracy mechanism in vista. Users will have to activate the OS within 30 days of installation. Failing to do so will result in reduction of functionality, blocking certain key feature like Aero Interface. During the grace period, user will get alerts to validate. For those buying branded PC, Vista will come activated. Even after ...

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How to spot a fake web site – Phishing

In computing, phishing is a criminal activity using social engineering techniques. Phishers attempt to fraudulently acquire sensitive information, such as passwords and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy person or business in an electronic communication. Ever received an email asking you to urgently update your account?  If the answer to this is yes and you often see these ...

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Xbox 360 digital download service Is it worth ?

After a year of launch of XBOX 360, Microsoft offers  a digital video download service which offers XBOX owners to buy television shows and rent movies.This announcement makes Microsoft as first console maker to offer this kind of service. So, consumers will now be able to access hundreds of full-length TV shows for download-to-own and movies for download-to-rent from CBS, ...

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Intels Quad Processor – Hardware Software Suite

Welcome to the 3rd post of Intel’s Quad Analysis. In this post. we will be seeing the hardware and software aspect as well the industries readiness for these processors. Speed was the king at the time when the Pentium 4 was released but, parallelism is the new mantra which Intel has set with its quad. The trend of increasing processor’s ...

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Intels Quad Processor Technology Inside

Welcome to the second post of the Intel Quad Processor Analysis Series. In case you had missed the first or later posts on this topic, please follow the link here . Now,  let us start from scratch and try to understand what makes these processors so special and then we will go through the advantages and others. Basics Every processor ...

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Intel’s Quad Processor Analysis Series

Intel caps off a turnaround year on Tuesday with the introduction of its first quad-core processors, this ushers in another new era of  computing. The capabilities of quad-core microprocessors will bring new possibilities for science, entertainment and business. I had been waiting for something like this since Intel’s introduction of HyperThread Processors, which makes processor think that it has two ...

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How to make a Killer Blog

Common mistakes done by most of the bloggers is “Start Blogging before knowing how to do it and then say i don’t get any readers”. I read about some of the articles on how to blog and what are things you should take care of.I really want to share it with my readers and fellow bloggers.Helping each other is the ...

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